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John Edwards

John Edwards, one of 327 convicts transported on the Indefatigable and Minstrel, 09 May 1812

Name, Aliases & Gender

Name: John Edwards
Aliases: none
Gender: m

Birth, Occupation & Death

Date of Birth: 1770
Occupation: -
Date of Death: -
Age: -

Life Span

Life span

Male median life span was 61 years*

* Median life span based on contributions

Conviction & Transportation

Sentence Severity

Sentence Severity

Sentenced to 14 years

Crime: Possession of forged bank note
Convicted at: Stafford Assizes
Sentence term: 14 years
Ship: Indefatigable and Minstrel
Departure date: 9th May, 1812
Arrival date: 19th October, 1812
Place of arrival New South Wales [Minstrel] and Van Diemen's Land [Indefatigable]
Passenger manifest Travelled with 329 other convicts

References

Primary source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 69 (36). UK Prison Hulk Register (HO9/8)
Source description: This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.

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Community Contributions

Iris Dunne on 28th November, 2018 wrote:

Prison Hulk Ship Captivity moored at Portsmouth, Convicted 22 August 1810 in Stafford, Staffordshire, England, Received 10 October 1810, aged 40, Offence: Having forged bank notes in his possession

Convict Changes History

Pauline Allen on 28th November, 2018 made the following changes:

gender: m

Iris Dunne on 28th November, 2018 made the following changes:

source: Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 69 (36). UK Prison Hulk Register (HO9/8) (prev. Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 87, Class and Piece Number HO11/2, Page Number 69 (36)

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